/ (ɪˌfjuːzɪˈɒmɪtə) /
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physics an apparatus for determining rates of effusion of gases, usually used for measuring molecular weights
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In the UK, COTTON CANDY is more commonly known as…
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effraction, effrontery, effulgence, effulgent, effuse, effusiometer, effusion, effusive, Effy, Efik, EFIS
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